The Last of Us

8250226725_eb07a3e814_oThe Last of Us is a character driven survival action horror game for the PlayStation 3, developed by Naughty Dog and scheduled for release May 7th 2013.

6484011989_b4133101ee_oThe game takes place in a post apocalyptic world, where the population was infected and decimated by a plague, and survivors do whatever they can for food and supplies. We follow the journey of two survivors, Ellie the young but wise teenage girl and Joel, a survivor and her protector in their journey through the United States.

The game includes new gameplay mechanics called “dynamic stealth” giving the player a large number of ways to approach a situation.8262793956_a41b8957ab_o


There were several teasers to the game including a clip from BBC’s Planet Earth showing insects infected with parasitic fungi and an in-game reference in Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception.

The Last of Us teaser trailer

Major inspirations include comic book series The Walking Dead and novel like I Am Legend, No Country for Old men and City of Thieves.6484012229_935c334f1d_o

The Last of Us is the first time Naughty Dog has created a second new intellectual property to the same console generation.

Even though not much is known about The Last of Us, it already received praise for its outstanding visual graphics and innovative gameplay mechanics. It has won a considerable amount of E3 awards.

The Last of Us Gameplay Trailer